2004 TPPA Conference Information

December 8 & 9, 2004
Hilton Hotel & Conference Center
College Station, TX

Hotel Information:
All conference activities will be held at the Hilton Hotel & Conference Center in College Station, TX. They have a limited number of rooms available at a special rate ($73.00 single/double) for this conference. To reserve your room at the Hilton, call the Hilton directly at 979/693-7500. Reservation deadline for rooms at the TPPA special rate is November 17, 2004.

Registration Information:
The registration fee is $85 before November 12, 2004. There is $5 discount for cash/check. The fee after November 12 and on site is $95 with a $5 discount for cash/check. Student registration is $20.

Here is how to register:

1. Return the registration form with payment (Check or credit card)
2. On site the day of the meeting

Note: Registering early assists us in planning and makes your registration process easier and more efficient at the conference.

Continuing Education Unit's (CEU's):

  • CEU's for Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) licensed Pesticide Applicators will be available.
    • 5 general
    • 1 laws/regs
    • 2 IPM
    • 8 total offered
  • CEU's for Texas Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) will be offered.
    • 1.25 Nutrient Management
    • 2.0 Water Management
    • 7.75 Pest Management
    • 2.5 Crop Management
    • 3.5 Professional Development
    • 13.25 Total Offered

Conference Displays and Sponsorships:
You can take advantage of the awesome opportunity to support the Texas Plant Protection Conference and gain some inexpensive advertising for your company. Conference Sponsorship include:

  • Display Table in the coffee break and reception area
  • Notation of your support on the Conference Poster
  • Special recognition in the conference proceedings distributed to all attendees.

    The Conference Sponsorship is $275 with a $25 discount for
    cash/check. Just send in the registration form before
    November 12.

Registration Form [PDF]

Agenda [PDF]

Conference Sponsorship Form [PDF]

TPPA Awards for 2003 and 2004

The TPPA Board approved giving several awards for outstanding service to the crop production profession. The following are the award categories and the 2003 & 2004 award winners:

Award 2003 2004
Graduate Student Greg Steele Josh Bynum
Crop Consultant Dan Bradshaw Webb Walace
Industry Bill Odel Doug Jost
Academic/Agency Ron Lacewell Robert Lemon
Lifetime Achievement Ray Smith

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